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Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about boat hire Gold Coast with Coasting Around.

Where can I board a BBQ Hire Boat?

Mariners Cove 60-70 Seaworld Drive, Main Beach or River Drive, Budds Beach, Surfers Paradise (opposite Bumbles Café).

How old do I have to be to rent a “Coasting Around” BBQ Boat?

You must be 17 years old and have a valid driver’s license to operate Your Coaster Equipment.

What is your cancellation policy?

There are no cancellation fees if a rental reservation is cancelled more than 14 days prior to the start time of the rental reservation.

If you cancel within 14 days or less, FOR ANY REASON, you will be charged a 20% cancellation fee. The balance will remain on credit in your account to be used for a future booking of your choice.  There are NO REFUNDS.

No Shows: There will be no refunds or credits issued for No Shows.

Weather Related Cancellations: We do not allow cancellations for less than ideal weather.  However, if the weather is bad (winds over 25 Knots, heavy rain or lightning) we will call you to cancel and you will be allowed to reschedule for a time of equal or less value without a cancellation fee.

Can I bring a cooler?

Yes, and one is also available on board free of charge.

Can I bring a BBQ Grill?

No, but we can provide a charcoal BBQ and light it for you. $35 fee applies.

How much parking is available?

Both Meet and Greet locations have parking available.

Can we bring alcoholic beverages?

Yes, however the Driver must not be over the legal limit at any time (under 0.05).

Are life jackets provided?

Yes, our round Coasters Boats are outfitted with life jackets.

Are children’s life jackets provided?

Yes (for ages 6+). Please advise us in advance so that the correct size is on board. If you need us to supply children’s life jackets, please call us at least 24 hours in advance.

How many people can be on-board? 

No more than 10 people including the skipper.

What if I return the BBQ Boat late?

There is a 10 minute grace period free of charge, after this time a one hour rental fee will apply.

Can I hire a driver to drive my rental boat?

Yes. Captain’s service is available on request. Additional charges will apply.